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Marian Wright Edelman

fighting for children"s rights

by Wendie C. Old

  • 240 Want to read
  • 32 Currently reading

Published by Enslow Publishers in Springfield, N.J., USA .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Edelman, Marian Wright -- Juvenile literature.,
    • Edelman, Marian Wright.,
    • African American women -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.,
    • African American women civil rights workers -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.,
    • African American women social reformers -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.,
    • Children"s rights -- United States -- History -- 20th century -- Juvenile literature.,
    • Reformers.,
    • African Americans -- Biography.,
    • Women -- Biography.,
    • Children"s rights.

    • About the Edition

      A biography of the Afro-American lawyer and social reformer who is known for her work on behalf of children"s rights.

      Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 114-125) and index.

      StatementWendie Old.
      GenreJuvenile literature., Biography, Biography.
      SeriesPeople to know
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsE185.97.E33 O53 1995
      The Physical Object
      Pagination128 p. :
      Number of Pages128
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1275910M
      ISBN 100894906232
      LC Control Number95007508
      OCLC/WorldCa32199364

      Marian Wright Edelman is the founder and president of the Children's Defense Fund. She is the author of the #1 New York Times bestseller The Measure of Our Success: A Letter to My Children and Yours, and eight other is the winner of many awards for her work, including a MacArthur Fellowship, the Albert Schweitzer Humanitarian Award, a Heinz Award, and a Niebuhr Award.5/5(1). Marian Wright Edelman is a lawyer, social activist, and premier children's rights advocate in the United States. As a daughter of devout Baptist parents (her father was a minister), Marian grew up with the ethic of service to others as central to one's life.

      Here is a collection of sayings and quotations by the renowned activist. We have curated her quotes from her books, writings, interviews, speeches, work and thoughts. Go through the renowned quotes and thoughts by Marian Wright Edelman that will definitely inspire you to serve the needy! Marian Wright Edelman. On the C-SPAN Networks: Marian Wright Edelman is a Founder and President for the Children's Defense Fund with 68 videos in the C-SPAN Video Library; the first appearance was.

      Marian Wright Edelman is the founder and president of the Children's Defense Fund. She is the author of the #1 New York Times bestseller The Measure of Our Success: A Letter to My Children and Yours, and eight other is the winner of many awards for her work, including a MacArthur Fellowship, the Albert Schweitzer Humanitarian Award, a Heinz Award, and a Niebuhr Award.   Marian Wright Edelman, founder and president of the Children's Defense Fund, is one of the most important moral leaders in America. Her first book, The Measure of Our Success was a #1 New York Times bestseller—spending 16 weeks on the list, selling more than , copies and garnering spectacular praise from Hillary Clinton, Maya Angelou Author: Marian Wright Edelman.


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